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Armed Robbery at 7-11 12-16-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-42139

Date/Time:  Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 1:49AM

Location: 7-11, 1019 Walker Road, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Friday morning at the 7-11 located in the Hamlet Shopping Center.  At approximately 1:49AM, officers responded to the 7-11 and learned that a 32-year-old male employee was robbed by two male suspects.  The suspects entered the store with firearms and demanded cash.  After removing an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, one of the suspects then took money from the employee as well.  Both suspects were wearing disguises at the time of the incident.  In addition to the employee, a female customer was in the store at the time and a suspect pointed a gun at her as well.  No physical injuries resulted from the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App